an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)
orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry(noun)
a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
A feast or an orgy in honor of Bacchus.
Hence: A drunken feast; drunken revels; an orgy.
A wild, orgiastic party or celebration.
Origin: From Bacchanalia.
a feast or an orgy in honor of Bacchus
hence: A drunken feast; drunken reveler
The bacchanalia were wild and mystic festivals of the Greco-Roman god Bacchus, the wine god. The term has since come to describe any form of drunken revelry.
The numerical value of bacchanalia in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of bacchanalia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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